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 By Madeline Weiss    News    June 29, 2016

Beaver Creek fire grows

The Beaver Creek fire, responsible for increasing levels of smoke in the Platte Valley, has grown to 9114 acres as of Tuesday morning, according to Aaron Voos, U.S. Forest Service (USFS) Public... Full story


The final chapter

We just ordered a new tent. It’s a really nice one, too, a good deal from Sierra Trading Post. It’s pretty heavy but it should be able to withstand just about any rafting trip, backcountry skiing... Full story

 By Madeline Weiss    News    June 29, 2016

Making plans and memories

Alicia Zaragoza knew she wanted to be involved in education, but after Wyoming Girls State, sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary, she decided that a superintendent position is right for her. At... Full story

 By Madeline Weiss    News    June 15, 2016

Passage granted

Two Wyoming Game and Fish Department (WGFD) projects have received funding from the Wyoming Wildlife and Natural Resources Trust (WWNRT). The Big Creek Fish Passage project, which will not begin... Full story

 By Madeline Weiss    News    May 25, 2016

Feel the berm

A blown head gate on Silver Spur property has required an emergency mitigation response. A UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter has been on hand to help out the Wyoming Office of Homeland Security (WOHS) and Wy... Full story

 By Madeline Weiss    Opinion    May 25, 2016

Down the river, up the hill

It was early, like it always seems to be for things like this. I had a vague idea of what I needed for the day, since I’ve been once before; warm stuff that’s not cotton for under my dry suit,... Full story

 By Madeline Weiss    Sports    May 25, 2016

Powell, Jordan take all-state honors

Encampment High School girls saw two individual second place, all-state finishers in Paige Powell, with her triple jump of 33’5.50” and Cheyanne Jordan, with a shot put throw of 33’10”. The... Full story


National Poetry Month

I never thought I would do work as a reporter. My senior seminar professor, while we were discussing possible career paths as I finished college, even point blank told me that she couldn’t see me... Full story

 By Madeline Weiss    News    April 6, 2016

Bear Trap celebrates eight years in business

Margaret Weber, owner of the Bear Trap Bar & Café in Riverside, knew she didn’t want to be in Seattle anymore. As she thought of new enterprises, the Platte Valley was an easy choice—Weber had... Full story

 By Madeline Weiss    News    April 6, 2016

Back to business

Katie Loose, Bradley Bifano and Thomas Ingraham, of Saratoga High School (SHS), took second in Emerging Business Issues as a team at the state Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) competition... Full story


A backpack to keep

I was in class when I learned my grandmother, Oma, was approaching the end of her life. I left class in horror. Naturally, I was terribly sad for a night or two but I thought back to conversations...

 By Madeline Weiss    News    March 30, 2016

Master plan draft analyzed

The Saratoga Master Plan Steering Committee saw its membership reduced as it neared the end of the planning process, with the March 22 meeting attendance a fraction of what it was when planning...

 By Madeline Weiss    News    March 23, 2016

Dickinson headed to nationals

It turns out that Encampment senior Jacob Dickinson isn't quite ready to relegate his Debate and Speech Team performances to the realm of other high school yearbook memories. That's because Dickinson... Full story


A Toast to History

The Wolf Hotel and Restaurant and Duke's Bar and Grill tied for Best Wine and Food Pairing. Valley Foods and Liquor took home the award for Best Wine. Lollypops won the Best Food a... Full story

 By Madeline Weiss    News    March 16, 2016

ProStart pros

Encampment High School students took home first place championships in management and bread-baking categories at the state ProStart competition. Cake decorating and culinary took home second and... Full story


Panthers start off fresh

Saratoga Track and Field Head Coach Rex Hohnholt doesn’t yet know who stand-out competitors will be this season, but he has confidence that the strong bunch of athletes will succeed over the... Full story

 By Madeline Weiss    Sports    March 9, 2016

Champs in the end

Despite losing their first match at the 1A state tournament last weekend, the Encampment Lady Tigers still went home with a trophy and the title of consolation champions. Head coach Amy Clay said she... Full story

 By Madeline Weiss    News    March 9, 2016

Dickinson takes first in Dramatic Interpretation, Original Oratory

Competition ramps up for the Carbon County School District No. 2 (CCSD#2) Speech and Debate team as they approach state, but they still took second in a tough 1A/2A field last weekend in Worland. The... Full story

 By Madeline Weiss    News    March 2, 2016

Public school funding cut

The biggest issue with education during this legislative session has been state funding, according to Carbon County School District No. 2 (CCSD#2) superintendent Jim Copeland. The passed amendment... Full story

 By Madeline Weiss    News    March 2, 2016

River permits to come

Saratoga Mayor Ed Glode will move forward with river repairs in the face of early warming. “There’s a chance that it’s going to stay warm like this and the river’s going to come up a little... Full story

 By Madeline Weiss    Sports    March 2, 2016

Blood, sweat and tears

Thatcher Spiering's championship match was interrupted several times to wipe blood from the mat and the wrestlers' skin. Greybull's Cole Hill, the competitor, was bleeding. It was tight-the score was... Full story


Valley seniors each take down first

All of the Saratoga wrestlers qualified for state after the regional tournament over the weekend, with all three seniors taking first place in their weight classes. Daynon Mowry, Bradley Bifano and Th...


District discontinues golf

The Carbon County School District No. 2 (CCSD#2) Board of Trustees agreed to discontinue the district’s golf program at the Feb. 17 meeting. As described by CCSD#2 Superintendent Jim Copeland, Sarat...


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